Even as work crews begin wrapping up a 2.8-mile stretch of an Eversource transmission line in Greenfield, Montague and Deerfield, replacing lattice poles with double-circuit monopoles, the utility has begun other major line work around the region and is gearing up for still more projects to improve reliability of the electric grid.
"August a must, September remember, and October all over" is the old sailors warning when it comes to hurricanes so it's time for our garden check up to see what trees and shrubs need special care. We have already had five storms develop this season and it looks like more to come.
Even 239 years after our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, those ideals are still as important to us now as they were then. And so, we celebrate with parades, concerts, picnics, family gatherings and fireworks displays that light up the night sky.
IT HAS been said elsewhere, but bears repeating, that Galway city is probably the most important character in Mire T Robinson's debut novel Skin Paper Stone , published by New Island. Robinson's contemporary Galway is as intricately drawn as Saul Bellow's Chicago, Irvine Welsh's Edinburgh, or Zadie Smith's North West London: "Joe Kavanagh turned into Buttermilk Lane.